Floor broker

Definition:

Member of an exchange who is an employee of a member firm and executes orders, as agent, on the floor of the exchange for clients.

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Thrift institution

An organization formed as a depository for primarily consumer savings. Savings and loan associations and savings banks are thrift institutions.

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